Guru is a divine word ynonimous to Dronachrya, Vishwamitra, Samarthguru Ramdas since time immemorial....with the passage of time roles and responsibilities of Gurus underwent a great changes...There exist typical gurus in the village school in remote villlages throughout the Indiann subcontinent....They keep pouring their blessings an keep imparting knowledge to their students on single condition/promise to excel in all arena of their life...this is their Guru Dakhina....Thewn there exists a paltform of self proclaimed religious gurus...
On this day, all spiritual aspirants and devotees worship Vyasa in honor of his divine personage and all disciples perform a 'puja' of their respective spiritual preceptor or 'Gurudevs'.
This day is of deep significance to the farmers, for it heralds the setting in of the much-needed rains, as the advent of cool showers usher in fresh life in the fields. It is a good time to begin your spiritual lessons. Traditionally, spiritual seekers commence to intensify their spiritual 'sadhana' from this day.
Few minutes back when i saw that around 40 people drown in river Ganges in the Easten Uttar Pradesh ...due to overload.I found a lump in my throat. ..completely shocked..! Hundred times i have crossed the same river by boats and ship...! Conducted several research relating to rituals..I use to participate for observation...discuss with the participants the significance of the rituals....!
I have sweet memories of several soothing lyrics of women folk... and their praise for Ganges...
I a have been prvileged to be born as a first child in my family among all my siblings and cousins.... Soothing words with mraculous rythm was like a true jadoo ki jhappi...i miss even today...all those fairy tales...were like supplementary diet of a healthy childhood... Some time i feel pitty when i see my own niece and nephews stuck to idiot boxes...where these new babes heading...
Some time our heart cry out when we see the blood and gore of the innocent people around us...! A question haunts us repeatedly does violence is the only and only solution of any problem we face..!Why our highest sense of morality is fading away...is realy a big big question for which answer need to be sought...as early as possible..!